Rob Williams

Rob is the Chief Executive Officer at War Child UK, who work with children in conflict areas providing protection, education, and livelihood support. He has twenty years experience of helping civilian populations recover from conflict and natural disasters.

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At least 125 people have been executed in Iran since Hassan Rouhani took office

Amnesty urges Iran to halt second attempt to execute man who 'survived hanging'

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